Definition of affirmation


  • a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something. Synonyms: avouchment, avowal.
  • the act of affirming or asserting or stating something. Synonyms: assertion, statement.
  • (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds).
  • a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand. Antonyms: reversal.

Related words

affirmative, professing, profession, reaffirmation, reassertion.

Rhymes with affirmation

abbreviation, abdication, aberration, ablation, abnegation, abomination, abrogation, acceleration, acclamation, acclimation, accommodation, accreditation, accumulation, accusation, accusation, acidification, activation, adaptation, adjudication, administration.

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  • affirmation is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 19 points
  • affirmation is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 19 points
  • affirmation is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 21 points
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